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4th August 2017 / Wellbeing /

Tuscany might be known for its beautiful landscape of rolling hills, its breathtaking sunsets and most astonishing architecture. But above all, there is the Tuber Magnatum Pico, also known as the worlds best white truffle or the diamond of the kitchen. The subterranean fungus makes foodies swoon and converts fungi rookies into truffle aficionados. While the Tartufai (truffle hunters) are very secretive about their hunting grounds, one might be successful close to the roots of some species of forest and shrubs, in particular oaks, holm oaks, poplars, lichens, willows and carpini.

 

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